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41-47 (Odd Nos) Madeira Street with Front and Garden Walls, Steps and Railings; Eh6 4aj

A Category C Listed Building in Leith, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9758 / 55°58'32"N

Longitude: -3.1824 / 3°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 326307

OS Northings: 676493

OS Grid: NT263764

Mapcode National: GBR 8Q5.WB

Mapcode Global: WH6SM.22V7

Entry Name: 41-47 (Odd Nos) Madeira Street with Front and Garden Walls, Steps and Railings; Eh6 4aj

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364128

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27128

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1820. Symmetrical 3-storey and basement 9-bay tenement. Cream stugged ashlar sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Regular fenestration. 3 centre bays slightly advanced with panelled tenement door and fanlight at centre; inner flanking bays with deep-set doors and fanlights (decorative to No 43) at ground and blind windows in floors above. Base course; cill courses; band course above ground floor; cornice and blocking course, raised in tablet at centre.

End elevation (to N) of squared and coursed rubble with 4 blind windows to outer area of upper floors.

6-bay rubble rear elevation with full-height bow to N bay.

12-pane timber sash and case windows, with some plate glass, 4-pane and tilt and swing replacements. Grey slates; M-roof with twin coped ashlar apex stacks to bridged wallhead of end elevation, 2 rebuilt and rendered (to N).

WALLS AND RAILINGS: saddleback ashlar base for cast-iron arrowhead railings continued up ashlar steps. 2m high rubble garden walls divide and protect plots.

Statement of Interest

Grouped with Nos 31-39 (ODD NOS) Madeira Street (see separate listing), which continue the detailing exactly but are considerable later. Forms a setting for North Leith Parish Church (see separate listing).

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